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  • Get ready for some jaw-dropping scenery
  • Take a backroad
  • Construction is a pain

There is a lot of construction going on right now on East Texas roads. I'm glad that they are improving the roads, but when you are trying to get somewhere in a hurry it's a major pain.

Taking an alternate route might add a few hours to your drive, but there is a lot to be gained from a quick detour. Behind the wheel of your car with the A/C blasting is the best way to see East Texas.

The summer in Texas is always a little too hot for activities outside anyway. Why not try experiencing nature at 55-75 MPH?

Explore These Scenic Routes Through East Texas 

Driving around just burning gas for fun isn't the greatest idea for the environment or your pocketbook, but it might be the best way to de-stress and relax if you find a great road.

I really enjoy the drive between Lufkin and Palestine. There isn't that much traffic, the road is in good repair, and there are areas that are lined with trees.

There are so many different routes you can take, and they are always interesting. One of those roads, HWY 84, made our list of great drives.

What A.I. Thought Would Be Great Drives In East Texas

Take a look at these A.I. generated answers on what the best backroads in East Texas are. It mentioned Loop 287/US 59 in Lufkin. While I would agree it's beautiful, it's not a backroad.

9 Beautiful Roads to Drive Down in East Texas

After asking Chat GPT for help, here is a list of beautiful roads that you should drive on if you're in East Texas.

Locations for Great Ice Cream in East Texas

Here is a look at some fantastic options when you're craving ice cream in East Texas.

9 Places in Texas You Can Expect to Find Snakes

I'm not a big fan of snakes. If you're like me, be careful when you're in these specific areas.

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